West African Institute for Financial and Economic Management (WAIFEM) - Job Advertisment


The West African Institute For Financial and Economic Management (WAIFEM) is a sub-regional capacity building Institution established in 1996 by the Central Banks of The Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone.  Headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria, WAIFEM has the mandate to strengthen capacity for macroeconomic and financial management in the countries of member Central Banks.  The Institute seeks qualified candidates to fill the under-mentioned vacancy:



A.   Duties and Responsibilities

1.   Responsible to the Director General, the Director of Research will supervise the
      research department to ensure research into relevant issues/topics emanating
      from the capacity building and training programmes.

2.   Direct and lead the department in the sourcing of funds to facilitate its
      research work.

3.   Organize internal and external seminars and workshops for the benefit of the
      Institute and the sub-region.

4.   Responsible for the production of the Institute’s various publications.

5.   Supervise the building up of the database in the constituent countries of

6.   Carry out such other duties as may be assigned from time-to-time by the
      Director General.


B.   Qualifications and Experience

1.    Must be a citizen of the countries of WAIFEM member banks.

2.   Holds a minimum of post-graduate degree in Economics and/or Finance at the
      Masters level; a doctorate degree would be an advantage.

3.   Have at least 10 years of professional experience in senior management

4.   Must be versed in research methodology and endowed with excellent written
      and oral communication skills.

 5.  Must be computer literate and familiar with softwares used by economists etc.

 6.  Must be able to work in a team-based multi-cultural environment.


Remuneration-: Attractive and competitive.

Applications with detailed CVs including the names of three referees should be submitted not later than two weeks from the date of this publication to:

The Director General,

 West African Institute for Financial and

Economic Management (WAIFEM)

C/o Central Bank of Nigeria Learning Centre

P.M.B 2001, Satellite town,
Lagos, Nigeria.


E-mail: dg@waifem-cbp.org